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Depression

depressionIf you are struggling with overwhelming feelings of sadness that impact day to day functioning, you may be suffering from depression. Beyond feelings of sadness, other symptoms might include being in an irritable mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt, low self-esteem, difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, loss of energy, and/or difficulties concentrating.

These symptoms impair a person, preventing them from living their lives at school, work, or at home.

At its worst, depression leads to thoughts about ending one’s life. Depression is a highly common, serious condition that affects hundreds of thousands of Canadians every year. The first step towards getting your life back and regaining control is seeking help. Therapy for
depression provides help in managing the condition, using advanced techniques and methods to improve quality of life.
The last thing you want to do is go through something like this alone. When a sufferer of depression has the support they need to start feeling like themselves again, it is possible to overcome those feelings of sadness.

Therapy for depression

Therapy for depression addresses the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that are affecting you negatively. Through therapy strategies, we address them at the root. When it’s out of control, depression can break down and affect relationships, result in job loss, and disrupt your sense of well-being. It’s never too late to make a change. Don’t feel embarrassed about asking.

Depression can happen to anyone.

If it happens to you, it is important to address it head-on with a mental health professional trained in depression therapy.

Alexandra is an experienced registered psychotherapist. Contact to book an appointment or ask any questions.